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Nov 16, 2012 4:00am EST
groups, as well. >>> it's time for the weather from across this country. wet along the california coast for most of the day. rain expected to spread up the coast to seattle and portland later in the day. and at night, the mid-atlantic region will see a few showers. scattered snow across the desert southwest. >> it is warmer than usual in colorado springs. 50s in chicago and indianapolis. fargo is the cold spot today at 37. honolulu, doesn't that sound nice? will enjoy a high of 83. >> life is tough in hawaii. >>> when we come back, how low can they go? new mortgage rates like we've never seen before. >>> and the future of twinkies, hanging in the balance today. will it all end with some sweet sorrow? >>> and twihards hit the midnight showings of the final "twilight" movie. and the first fan reviews are just coming in. >>> welcome back, everybody. there is a huge settlement this morning, stemming from the gulf oil spill two years ago. bp is pleading guilty to federal charges in connection with the disaster back in april of 2010. they will now pay a record $4.5 billion and possible civil
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Nov 15, 2012 4:00am EST
. snow flurries in the dakotas, around fargo and bismarck. foggy in california, from los angeles to san francisco. >> mostly 50s in the pacific northwest, central rockies and great plains. 30 in fargo. 40s in the midwest into the northeast. 81 in miami. >> we can only dream. >>> when we come back, bp gets ready to big deep and pay up for that gulf oil spill. a big announcement is expected today. >>> then, this morning, fears about 5-hour energy. the megashot of caffeine could be linked to more than a dozen deaths. >>> and he shoots, he doesn't score. and doesn't score again. and still doesn't score. the player who looks like he needs a gps to find the hoop. >>> welcome back, everybody. well, oil giant bp is expected to plead guilty, today, for its role in the massive 2010 oil spill off the gulf coast. stice department sources tell reuters that bp would admit criminal misconduct and pay what could be the largest penalty in u.s. history, probably in the billions of dollars. in exchange, the company would be exempt from future prosecution. >>> and there are big safety questions this mo
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
to be alive in california. >> do not bring your cellphone we were searching for reception because you probably will not find it any way you might step into a pit of rattlesnakes. >> she is back home recovering after spending four days in the intensive care unit. >> about two weeks ago which he stepped into the pit of rattlesnakes. to looking for a cell phones it will in the california desert. -- she was looking for a cell phones signal in the california desert. >> as we take a look at doppler radar, you can see we're starting to dry up already. heavier showers and loudon county and montgomery county. this will push out later on this morning as a strong cold front passes towards our east. a sharp clearing line back behind the front. we do expect some time later on today. as you take a look at the national travel forecast for today, the mild air is just a sliver of it. you can really picked out were the cold front is. most of the high temperatures will be in the morning hours. we do expect travel delays of the down the east coast. morning rain giving way to decreasing cloudiness. seven-
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm EST
benghazi. attack on it is behind closed doors so we won't know much about what is but a california harsh wordshas some for the president. >> this administration, including the president himself misinformed,ally allied, to the american people the aftermath of this tragedy. >> the secretary of state clinton, her term will .ot come six others hurt after attacks on the strip. they launched the attacks this israel killed their leader in a drone strike yesterday. president obama can no longer on former ally egypt. there are a member of the muslim brotherhood. thatl members of a group people in several areas of the city. >> some of the victims landed in hospital and required surgery. the neighborhoods we are talking about, even outside the sea. is some of what happened and reactions to one victim. standing at a bus stop in chinatown. >> i can tell you that the of crimes they committed y sometimes is disturbing in and of itself. >> nine members of the gang were today, ranging in age from 15-22 years old. eight crimes, robbery, destruction of property. began about a year ago. >> is super scary. >
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Nov 6, 2012 4:00am EST
from the cold to california's hot, dry winds. fire danger running high in the golden state. >>> and liar, liar. jimmy kimmel's election day prank with hilarious responses, you just have to hear. >>> good morning. it is election day. as you said, finally. >> finally. >> it all comes down to today, after the long, expensive campaign. all the ads. all the attacks. all the polls. all the promises. all the money. all the hype. today, the american people will choose their next president. >> and for weeks, as we've said, it's been an extremely tight race. and with election day 2012 finally here, your voice will be heard and your voteounted. we have correspondents with both campaigns that begin this election morning, with abc's t.j. winick. he's live for us in chicago. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. well, the president wrapped up his campaign yesterday here in the midwest. and right now, it looks as if a last-minute surge could carry barack obama to four more years. while most of the east coast of the u.s. is still asleep, residents of dixville notch, a tiny to
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Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
manipulating the price of electricity in california. regulators are threatening to fine barclays $470 million for gaming the markets for lower prices just so it can make bigger profits later. the bank denies the scheme. >>> an unusual sight to bring you along the mexico/arizona border. smugglers made a makeshift ramp to drive over the border. they abandoned the jeep some 14 feet in the air. >>> sam, how about national weather? >> as we do that, i want to thank wabc for giving us the flight yesterday. they're always in the air, by the way, and the best in the business. let me show you what's going on with this cold air that drops behind the storm. wait until you see these temperatures. it's what folks without power don't need, these temperatures. look at the high temperatures. they're close to the 40s by sunday and maybe monday in new york city. we're going to see colder air dipping in after that. the possibility of all of this rain into the northwest, now drying out, is good news. it's been six days of heavy rain in seattle, also in the portland area. we've seen california begin to dr
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Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm EST
already lining up. how about these two ladies in california? the line starts with them. the store manager says this is the earliest they have seen a l ine to form. if you need a wake-up call in the morning download our new alarm clock iphone app or a personalized wake-up alarm. also you can check out weather and traffic all at wjla.com >> here is of look at the next seven days. pretty straight forward. cloudy.
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Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
down. it can seem like an addiction. at least one california is offeringnter counseling. cops i feel naked if i did not -- >> i feel naked my phone.t have >> i always have my phone with me. >> do you sleep with your phone? >> is next to my pillow every night. >> by phone is always on. checking it for e-mail, facebook. most of us are at least dependent on our smart phone. 74% of people with panic over phone.a >> i definitely needed. the reason they think they the phone hass represent all their d family and the fun things they do. wereuld you say you addicted? >> probably. " some experts say this so- could be a real addiction. checking our than 34gnificantly more day, if that is g with your social relationships, it has become an issue. is becomingink it issue, commit to putting it amount of certain h day.ac she also recommend not using it places, likeiate bathroom, church, on a date, or at family dinners. for thecial recognition -- and women who helped bunyan hosted the awards. authors,d was given to business leaders, and athletes. >> we know somebody who has contributed to culture. i
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Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
bridge in california. executives are considering scrapping the sequel to "top gun" all together. they do not want to be insensitive to his family members or fans. jermaine jackson wants to change his name to something a little bit brighter. >> the older brother of the late michael jackson filed a petition to changes in at -- his last name to "jacksun." he said he would do it for artistic reasons. the decision has nothing to do with us talking to him back there a few months ago. >> we were backstage that day. 4:57 right now and 40 degrees. >> a bold show of support for the colts head coach.
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 12:00am EST
gentleman we picked from studio audience, jose. where are you from? >> san diego, california. >> jimmy: jose from san diego. and our resident celebrity expert, yehya, ready to do battle, yehya? you know every celebrity there is? >> y know me. >> jimmy: thank you, yehya. the start screen of a famous character's phone. guess who this phone belongs to based on customizable tiles. you will see three tiles. and the first clue is the weather channel app. it says north pole, negative 26 fahrenheit. blizzardy. your second clue from the friend tile. that clue says, argggh, argggh. and for a final clue. one of more of the famous friend tiles. t-minus 41 days till liftoff. ho-ho-ho, xoxo, santa. do you have a guess who this famous character is? >> mike tyson? [ buzzer ] >> jimmy: jose, do you have a guess? >> rudolph the red nosed reindeer. >> jimmy: that is right! >> announcer: jose has won the smart phone reinvented around you. >> jimmy: look at this! [ cheers and applause ] do reindeers hop? jimmy kimmel live with christina applegate, kirstie alley! ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] for eve
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00am EST
. >> a california woman gives birth to treatments that could end up in record book -- record books. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm cynne simpson rise and shine. let's check in with meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> a great start with some cloud cover and chilly temperatures. those will be the two big whether headlines for this morning. but the good news is there will be some sunny breaks, especially this late morning and into the early afternoon. the dry spell should last at least through the first half of the weekend but changes for the second half. this morning waking up to temperatures in the upper 30's to low were 40's. we do have clout and reagan national keeping you out of a 30's this time. 36 at dulles and a chilly 28 in winchester. express forecast -- 47 by noon and 49 degrees at 5:00 with partly cloudy skies. we could hit a high right around 51. time for the weather and traffic. if steve? >> and update on metrorail still single tracking on the red line between the wheaton and glenmont stations because of a track obstruction glenmont. this expect delays on the red line and especially i
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
confirm. in fact, i have visitors from california who can verify that, as well. no california gorillas loose near that highway. other highways, maybe not so much. >> i love it. >>> all right, "pop news." we begin with kristen stewart. you remember what she wore to the premiere "breaking dawn." >> didn't wear. >> i knew you would say that. very shear. she must have liked the response because she did it again for last night's london premiere. same designer. same very shear look. this is a sequins and lace jumpsuit. this quick-change artist, miss stewart, went inside the screening. and left in baggy jeans and sneakers. she goes into the premiere, in a gorgeous outfit. >> the movie theaters. >> with your back open like that and nothing in the front. >> something with high fashion. >> he's probably more comfortable. >> could she have done that in consecutive red carpets? is that a faux pas of some kind? >> i don't know. i would like to see -- kristen stewart and her fashion choices. somebody likes her fashion. and it's "vogue"vogue." she also made the other list. and this year, also on "vog
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
knowing it. winning a $23 million california lottery jackpot. lottery officials finally managed to track her down. and now, she's talking. you won't believe what she's planning to do with all that money. >> i have an idea for her. two words. taco canon. check this out. it's coming up later in the broadcast. it's a canon that works like a t-shirt gun, but slightly more delicious, as long as it survives being shot out of the canon part. >>> we're going to begin with the weather, and the cold in the east, making a challenging task of cleaning up after sandy all the more difficult. ginger zee is here. ginger? >> some of the cold we're seeing post-sandy is starting to settle in. i can tell you from experience, we were without power. it was really, really cold. and it's about to get colder. the windchill in philadelphia, 38. burlington, 36. this is going to get only worse as we go through the next couple of mornings. before we get there, we have to get through the afternoon. philadelphia will get to 50 for a high. back here, some rain/snow mix. it will be blustery for pretty much everyon
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Nov 14, 2012 2:35am EST
just a second. >> then from california it was a pretty rude awakening for some residents thanks to tens of thousand of gallons of waltter. lots of dirt. when you put the two together you are pretty much getting more mud than anyone should have to deal with. >> look at that. talk about pressure -- the golfer who was basically trying to save his career. and itch that wasn't bad enough, wait until we tell you what else he was dealing with during one nearly unbelievable round. talk about a long walk, very much a spoiled here. but a good lesson for millions of americans who have maybe the same condition that guy does. yeah. >>> first, new details in the still unfolding sex scandal surrounding david petraeus. >> finding out much more about the two women whose e-mails touched off all this week's drama. here's abc's karen travers in washington. >> reporter: for the first time since the scandal broke we see the woman behind the affair, paula broadwell, that scandal now include the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen. under investigation for potentially inappropriate e-mail
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Nov 11, 2012 10:00am EST
in california showing the kind of antitax hysteria. that was an important one for the future. >> good luck, california, on the economy with that one. >> what should the justice do now in colorado and washington? >> if i look at the precedence, i think they'll be overturned. it just conflicts with federal law. >> so with arizona and the immigration. >> i don't think this will hold up, at least, under current supreme court precedent. >>> one more round to go. which candidates are already making their moves for 2016? the roundtable weighs in on that. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 let's talk about low-cost investing. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're committed to offering you tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 low-cost investment options-- tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like our exchange traded funds, or etfs tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 which now have the lowest tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 operating expenses tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 in their respective tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 lipper categories. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 lower than spdr tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and even lower than vanguard. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 tdd#: 1-800-345
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Nov 12, 2012 2:30am EST
california to new mexico, showers and thunderstorms around cincinnati, detroit, nashville, mobile, and new orleans. >> 60s along the east coast. 40s from detroit to kansas city. just 20s from the twin cities to fargo. mostly 40s in the northwest. >>> well, they tried to spread their wings in san francisco over the weekend, but they didn't get very far. >> it was a chance for the brave and brainy to design, build, pilot their own home made flying machines. the competition featured crazy contraptions that had to be entirely human powered. less than 30 feet wide. no more than 450 pound. >> i don't get this. the fliers were judged on creativity. showmanship and distance. which didn't appear to be that far. the winner did manage though to soar 54 feet. that's not bad. >> not bad. >> hey, we all got to have a hobby right. >> you know, design. kind of cool. >> all right. put you to work next year. that's what i thought. >> coming up, a unique way to honor the nation's veterans. one mile and one step at a time. >> great story. our nfl highlight. a unique game between the rams and 49ers. d
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
. look at the wind difference. if you're right on the coast of california, you have a cool, damp wind that's going to be on you in the next couple of days. if you're just off that area, look at salt lake. look at topeka. these areas are comfortable. the wind is nice and dry and comfortable there. it's milder in the middle of the country. it's nice through the weekend. it is officials -- we see shine this morning in between some of the clouds. it is a sign of things to come more sunshinee this afternoon. this little disturbance will o the coast. 38 degrees at dulles airport. 44 at reagan national airport. partly sunny skies >> i am warm and cozy. i feel a little like kermit the frog. by the way, we are live in times square, gang. now, it's inside to lara. >> thank you so much. great crowd outside. >>> here's a look at what we have going on inside on our "gma morning menu." get ready to meet the biggest triplets in the world. healthy, happy. >>> and we have a great trash to treasure transformation for you. >>> and lindsay lohan live here. and d.j. kalkutta, working it out, on this deeja
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Nov 9, 2012 2:35am EST
montana, idaho, utah. showers along the california coast. some light rain in the dakotas. drier in the northeast. chilly morning in the southeast. >> 70s from miami to new orleans. 50s in the northwest. and midwest. 40s from seattle to portland. >> with veterans' day almost upon us, college sports going all out to support the vets and military in general. one way that is happening, tonight on the flight deck of the decommissioned aircraft carrier, the "u.s.s. yorktown." >> a double-header on tap. first women of notre dame taking on the ohio state university buckeyes. then it is the buckeyes' men's team facing marquette. also in germany tonight, msu, spartans taking on uconn. >> we should note that espn's "college gameday" is being done live from the deck of the carrier "u.s.s. san diego" in port in san diego. they do that. kind of cool. >> nice tribute. for sure. >>> parent, we have another segment of "parents picks" in the works. i know you can relate to how stressful it can be to travel over the holidays with kids. it is really not fun, let me tell you. >> those of us without kids do
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Nov 6, 2012 2:35am EST
that forced a shutdown of a major highway between southern california. santa ana wind spread the fire to both side of the interstate. 15 in cajun pass, backing up traffic for hours. fire crews managed to keep the flames spreading from nearby homes. >>> we'll lighten the mood with what is no doubt one of our "favorite stories of the day. "check out my saints. yes, indeed. boys in black and gold. defensive back, patrick robinson. he returns an interception, 99 yards. for a touchdown. last night against the eagles. there in the dome. >> drew brees, threw two touchdown passes. the eagles are pretty much toast. let rob save the best part. >> saints win. saints win. at this point, every win is at least, is -- a moral victory. >> all three of them. way to go. >> whatever. long way off to the playoffs. don't count them out yet. coming up next, we'll turn our attention to clean-up along the east coast. some how are making progress and worried it could all be wiped away. it is all coming up on "world news now". >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by lifestyle lift. you d
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Nov 16, 2012 2:35am EST
mid-atlantic and south florida. east coast, pleasant conditions. rain along the california coastline. >> it is 10 degrees warmer than usual in colorado springs. minneapolis is right where it should be in the mid 40s. honolulu and miami, get jealous in the mid 80s. >>> an amazing soccer goal if we are showing it to you here on "world news now". it happened wednesday night in an exhibition match, between sweden/england. >> this is so awesome. keep your eye on the screen. this is crazy. wait for it. boom. that is when sweden's, say, layton ibrahimovic pulled off what is being called the greatest goal ever scored. pulled off his overhead kick from 25 yard away from the goal. coming again. then in true soccer celebration style, of course, pulled off the jersey, we guess he just wanted to show off the major ink he has on his back. >> wait for it. i didn't get to see the ink on his back. can we play the video again? >> you have privacy in your office, you will be able to look at it though. that is incredible. >> his abs were great. >> his what? >> his abs. michael lohan in the skinny may no
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Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
california right now. we're in san jose and vegas this weekend. and we have denver and anaheim coming up. the champions tour for tennis. and also the home of gotcha with lara. >> it's mcenroe, pete sampras. >> patrick rafter. all of the names. jim, quickly, well done, my friend. jim courier, folks. >> lara, for a second, did you know what was going on? >> i had no idea. i had no idea. and you know what? despite it all, i loved every second of it. so, i laughed, i cried, i cried some more. >> save the anger for josh and not for me. >> i'm coming to see you play. thank you so much, jim. >> thank you, jim. >> see you, guys. >>> we have something else awesome coming up. sam is on his way across the street, to the 15th anniversary of disney's "the lion king." that's coming up. >>> and we have two-time oscar winner, sally field. she's here live. look at her there, fantastic. "lincoln." >> here live. >>> plus, you want to turn your trash into treasure? please, send us a picture alongside a brief video of you with your object. and tell me why you need help. we are transforming junk to gems al
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Nov 5, 2012 2:30am EST
its help toing or nigh and pay for a $1.2 million wedding, april 7 in california. one caveat, the bride and groom must allow all of the decisions about their special day be voted on and curated by followers on social media like facebook and twitter. a promotional thing, "bride" mag zen has seen a decline in ad revenue. randy zuckerberg, the sister of mark zuckerberg is helping produce the event on line. they will donate a dl ollar to charity of the couple's choice. for everybody who likes something related to the wedding. host the wedding, 7:00 p.m., sunday, on line, when face book gets its most traffic. leave wedding details in the hand of strangers but get $1 million wedding out of it. i think folks may jump on that. >> they will. do they get to pick out bridesmaids and everything. >> everything left up to facebook. all advertising you know the deal. free wedding at the mercy of the public. >> something else free. get a look at the international space station, cruising in outer space. seen up for text messages. they will text you when it is above you. new service, spot the stati
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Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
story. excited about this one. the mystery lottery winner. the california woman who lost the ticket in her car for months. now, she's coming forward to claim a $23 million jackpot, just in the nick of time. abc's nick watt has the story. >> reporter: these security camera photos show the $23 million winner leaving the store after she bought her ticket back in may. >> i remember, the lady walked in. she bought a bottle of water. she walked out. as soon as she got to the door, her mom called out, just buy a lottery ticket. >> reporter: lottery officials were hoping, praying someone would recognize her before it was too late. the mystery winner bought just one ticket. it cost her a single dollar. but if you don't claim your winnings within six months, the cash goes to the california school system. she had only until november 30th to come forward. local tv stations and newspapers were all over the tale of the mystery millionaire. then, late yesterday, a break. the woman's daughter spotted her mother on tv. mum had no idea she was the winner. cue a frantic search of her car for the five-mon
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Nov 8, 2012 12:00am EST
for recreational use because here in california, you can only use marijuana legally if you receiver from a fake medical condition. [ laughter ] i got a gat idea for a business in colorado or washington. anything that's open at 3:00 a.m. and has food. [ laughter ] we passed a weird measure in l.a. measure b will require porn stars to wear condoms in all adult films shot in los angeles. primarily male porn stars. the women do not have to wear them, but -- i believe this is the first election in which i voted on an erection. it is unique to us in hollywood. the way it works, every adult film shoot in l.a. have to to pay for a permit and the money from the permits will go to fund periodic condom inspections. for real. people will be carrying cards that say condom inspector on them. california governor jerry brown went to the polls to vote near his house yesterday. unfortunately, the guy voting next to him brought his dogs, one of wish took a particular interest in the governor. [ laughter ] that dog is literally a brown noser. [ laughter ] it's the -- dogs get a lot of information from
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Nov 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
continuing to follow. another story from the university of southern california. we will pull up the front page of the l.a. times. several people have been shot at a campus halloween party. not sure yet if the victims are students or not. we are trying to get more information out of los angeles. this happened after 1:00 this morning their time. several people shot. we're not sure if they are students or not. hopefully we will have more information a little bit later on a denture the newscast. >> 4:79 now. the investigation continues with a deadly shooting in northwest washington. >> a man shot several times and ignited it. it is unclear what led up to the shooting. police are not releasing information on suspects. a police chase ended with three arrests. the suspects were taken into custody on morton street. officers found a gun inside the suspect poses a car. >> the search continues for those behind the shooting of a teenager in southeast d.c. we do not know how he is doing right now. still checking on that. police questioned one person but so far no arrests. >> investigators are trying t
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Nov 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
breaking news. we know the university of southern california campus remains on lockdown at this hour. in fact, the university just released an alert to students telling them to seek shelter, stay indoors and avoid opening doors for unknown people. the shooting suspect still remains at large. we have learned that several victims, possibly up to four, have been taken to local hospitals in los angeles. witnesses telling the l.a. times this morning that the shooting happened at a party in the center of campus at the tudor campus center which seems to be a student union on campus. the witness is telling the "l.a. times" that there was a party celebrating halloween. it was max capacity inside. at least 100 people inside and outside. gunmen came up and just started shooting and at least they believe four students were shot. looking at the reports, we're hearing one of those students may be in critical condition, but we're trying to get more and more information. a lot of stuff coming out on social media now. keeping in touch with the "l.a. times." >> thanks a lot. weps we want to get back to th
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Nov 8, 2012 2:35am EST
california man confessed to breaking noonan see pelosi's home. arrested during another burglary in the same napa valley neighborhood. he had a watch on him taken from pelosi's house. and police say he admitted to breaking into six homes. >>> still recovering from super storm sandy, residents in new jersey and new york are now being hit by a nor'easter. the heavy, wet snow took down power lines and made the evening commute a pretty dangerous one. >> more than 1,000 flights have been canceled at area's airports and the nation's largest commuter railroad came to a halt. central park picked up 4 inches of snow, which is a record for this date. >> biggest one, ocean county, new jersey, got a foot of snow. pretty big storm. >> you love snow too. >> no, wake me when it is april. the storm is moving into new england making for what is likely to be a messy morning commute. >> with more on the track of snow and rain we are jind by accuweather meteorologist jim dickey. good morning, jim. >> good morning, rob, paula. the effects of the nor'easter. it is rolling out and weakening. this morning we w
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Nov 15, 2012 2:35am EST
, r into manhattan beach, california, yesterday. barefoot. >> wow, exactly how she spent most of the last seven months running barefoot from boston to southern california. think about that. from boston to southern cali. all to raise money and awareness for the soles for souls charity, which gives shoes to kids who don't have them. >> you have to kind of look around a little bit to see what you can do to help. you don't necessarily need to run across the country to get shoes on kids' feet. >> wow, she raised $10,000 along the way. received donations at 8,500 pairs of shoes. himes says it is easy to help. $1 equals a pair of shoes for some one who need them. >> her feet look good. >> thought they would be bloodied, battered. the guy in the wheelchair there, that is actually her boyfriend who finished the race with her. which is amazing. for both of them. great to see that. >> i have a lot of close friend that are runners, covered a couple marathons. actually some people look to run bare feet. there are theories out there it is better for your feet to run barefoot than to run with shoes
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Nov 11, 2012 8:00am EST
looking to crackdown on so-called superseniors. officials at the california state university system which has over 400,000 students they'll vote this week on what they're calling graduation incentive themes. encouraging students to finish their degrees in four years, to make room for new students, triple the costs for students that take five years to finish. >>> finally, the newest balloons in macy's thanksgiving day parade. they went out for a test-drive. hundreds of volunteers took hello kitty, papa smurf and elf on the shelf for a spin on saturday. >> are you looking forward to that parade? >> very much so. sometimes they have crashed into street lights. they have to be careful. >> we're hoping that doesn't happen this year. enough with the crane in new york. >>> time now to check the weather, ginger zee in the house. good morning. >> one of the biggest snow totals that we found yesterday was in montana, they had 48 inches. parts of colorado had a lot in the mountains itself. denver, 1 to 2 inch. created a little problem on a runway here. kmgh, our official abc station there got
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Nov 16, 2012 12:00am EST
, someone we picked from among our studio audience, cliff. wrf are you from? >> riverside, california. >> jimmy: riverside, california. our opponent tonight is resident celebrity expert, yehya. hello, yehya. >> hello, jimmy. >> jimmy: you can identify any celebrity. what? >> genius director. >> jimmy: what? >> director -- >> jimmy: the one coming up on the show later, mel brooks. >> i met him long time. >> jimmy: very good. you can see yehya is on top of his game. this is the screen of a famous person's phone. your job is to guess who this phone belongs to. you'll see three tiles, then you make a guess. our first clue is the map tile. and it says "chavez ravine." the second clue comes from the groupo on tile. 50% off two baseball game tickets. and our final clue, we'll look at our famous person's calendar tile. it says "pick up number 27 jersey from cleaners." it says "eat stadium hot dog." and finally it says "play ball." yehya, do you have a guess? >> ah -- snoop dogg? >> jimmy: it is not. cliff, do you have a guess? >> i'm going to go with matt kemp. >> jimmy: matt kemp is absolute
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Nov 8, 2012 11:35pm EST
surgeons in southern california, doctors and nurses who donated their skills to ucla's operation mend. aaron was there first attempt to put a broken warrior back together. how many surgeries? >> ah, nearly 60. >> reporter: 60. >> yeah. >> reporter: they did amazing work. >> thank you. >> reporter: but the bomb was only one life altering moment in iraq. it was there he met a fellow marine named diana and fell in love. three months after his injury, they reunited and 15 seconds later, he proposed. and as he healed, they had a son and a daughter. and then diana had an affair. and a child with another man and then she left. do you have custody of your children? >> i do. >> reporter: you're raising them? >> i am. >> reporter: why did she leave? >> it takes a strength of character, for me to get through what i've been through and she didn't have it. >> reporter: and yet, you'd still have no idea this pain. those who came to the beacon tonight might remember roger waters, do a little pink floyd with the band of warriors. ♪ so ♪ so you think you can tell >> reporter: or the antics of rick
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Nov 11, 2012 6:30pm EST
california jill kelley who was familiar with broadwell and petraeus received a training and harassing email. she notified the f.b.i. that began an investigation worried that the official email account had been compromised. the trail led back to the computer of paula broadwell. yet it was not compromised security. but two people in a compromising position described as, quote human drama, including intimate transbe actions. >> there had been rumors between him and paula broadwell for some time and she didn't seem the type. >> friends know her not just for her good looks but good works. >> someone as busy as she is takes the time to help somebody like me, there's not much time left for indiscretions. >> this active duty wounded warrior and double amputee. last week she was scheduled to skydive for a 40th birthday but donated her jump to bixler who was skeptical of the allegations. >> i have some serious questions about who is connecting these dots and how. >> petraeus reportedly starting the affair after leaving the army in 2011 and was the one to end it. he and his wife of 38 years, hol
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Nov 18, 2012 9:00am EST
something on a talk show becomes the entire focus of their attention? >> california republican congressman dana roa -- "what is clear that this administratn and himself hasas -- - toied' the american peoplple." >> where is the proof? drones and keeping up the war -- where is the payoff? cynical political attack. >> are they trying t to turn it into watergate? they are trying to turn it anything. put sarah palin in a thetbeat away from not votey, but he will for susan rice because he cannot trust her? that is absurd. >> i agree with everything set i watched her on the contemporaneously, and i myself, hownking to loes she know it is so assured y? it, almost a tone to battle tone that in hindsight -- >> you read the transcript of her interview with bob schieffer, and there are all tough -- "based on we know now." working from talkg points. is she the person i would have sent outut? i am not sure. she was working from talkiking points by the administraon. >> you are not going to satisfy charles krauthammer with that. >> will try, for goodness' sake. [laughter] >> there isnly one wa
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Nov 8, 2012 4:00am EST
wife's involvement in the murder of a british businessman. >>> and a crime in california is making headlines. a 21-year-old man has confessed to breaking into house minority leader nancy pelosi's home. kevin hagen was arrested during another burglar in the same napa valley neighborhood. police say he admitted to breaking into six homes. and he had a watch on him that was taken from pelosi's house. >>> it's time, now, for the weather across the rest of the nation. there's a blizzard in the rockies, with parts of montana picking up half a foot of snow. it's going to be gusty in reno and salt lake city. shroudy with sprinkles in san francisco. >> temps in florida are cooler than usual. miami breaks 70. that's frigid for them. in phoenix, the mid-80s. l.a. had been in the 90s. today, only 69. >> you said honolulu. >>> when we come back, another staggering impact of hurricane sandy. 250,000 cars. >>> and wall street jitters. will investors see a rebound from the worst sell-off in a year? >>> then, new video of a brazen getaway attempt in a plane. the caught-on-tape crime that came to a
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Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
-- police say have arrested an escaped prisoner from california who had been loose for 12 years. corrections officials say was taken into custody in fairfax after escaping from a los angeles detention center. history of identity- crimes. authorities say she was still in identity theft and may file additional charges her here as well. >> if you planned to be near dupont circle tomorrow night, officials around the 17th and church streets klaus for the annual high race. flockeds of spectators to 17th street. scheduled for last night, but was rescheduled because of sandy. show will go on tomorrow. halloween was not rescheduled because of sandy. treaters out and about. we caught up with them in northwest washington. you can see it was not just one duess steam. got into the spirit as well. i cannot believe he wanted to be witnessed in that. [laughter] everybody has seen a. it is so nice -- that is his natural hair. is nice everybody is break from this terrible weather. >> it has been nasty around here. when you see what folks have had .o deal with up north a lot of folks said it was n
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Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
same person who hit several banks earlier this year, on a run from california to washington state. in one heist, he shot and seriously wounded a police officer. a $70,000 reward is now being offered to conversatiinformatio to his arrest. >>> and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords stared down the gunman who shot her and a crowd of bystanders last year. more, now, from abc's ryan owens. >> reporter: in front of a courtroom packed with other victim, gabby giffords stood silently, face-to-face with the man who came so close to killing her. mr. loughner, you may have put a bullet through her head. but you haven't put a dent in her spirit. he spoke to diane sawyer about it last night on "world news." >> she stared into his eyes the entire time. i saw a person who certainly has, you know, major mental illness. but also somebody who knew where he was and why he was there. >> reporter: the last time congresswoman giffords saw jared loughner was almost two years ago. he shot her at point-blank range as she met with constituents. he killed six and injured a dozen moore. pam simon was shot t
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Nov 6, 2012 12:00am EST
southern california but this is what happens when mother nature uses apple maps. everything gets confused. meanwhile, you know there still isn't much gas in new jersey or new york. only about half the gas stations in new jersey are open right now and the ones that are have very long lines and in an attempt to alleviate the lines the state instituted gas rationing rule this is weekend, drivers with odd license plates go on one day, drivers with even license plates the other days and drivers with a screw driver can switch plates and fill up every day. you have to have a phillips. i'm sure aware of the presidential election is tomorrow. not just for president but tomorrow americans will go to the polls, elect a new leader and go home for thanksgiving to fight about it. i'm happy it's almost over. i'm sick of elections. i hope we never do this again. [ cheers and applause ] never. they say there hasn't been an election this close since hines ward versus kirstie alley in season 12 of "dancing with the stars." they're running neck and neck. obama and romney on monday fight football ton
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Nov 5, 2012 5:00am EST
year in california after tphraeg boston in 1994. his trial is set for march but his lawyers want it delayed. >> 7 is on your side with new research on the best care for diabetics with hard disease. those with clogged arteries fare better with bis in surgery instead of stents. a study finds 19% of the bypass group suffered a heart attack or stroke or died compared with 27% of people given stents. >> mark kirk of illinois took part in a charity fund-raiser stair claiming event climbing 37 of the 103 floors of the willis tower in chicago. he made it up to the 103rd floor. there he was met with hugs and cheers as he made the finish line. it was his first public appearance since suffering a stroke in january. glad to see that. >> not the only person participating. the first person to climb all 103 tphrrs was there with a bionic leg. it took him about 45 minutes. the limb is the first that responds to his thoughts. he lost the leg that he was born with in a motorcycle accident. breaking news from parts of new jersey. >> we have a live report of an earthquake. >> it hit in a small town in
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Nov 13, 2012 12:00am EST
. i'm from texas. now living in california. >> and how old were you when you lost your virginity and how did it happen? >> jimmy: anywhere from 4 to 70, right? what are we saying here? >> audience: 14. >> jimmy: 14. >> 14 and in the back of the church. [ applause ] >> jimmy: where jesus would have wanted it. all right. >> elmo. >> big bird. >> cookie monster. >> and how old were you when you lost your virginity and how did it happen? >> jimmy: all right. let's find out. >> i was about 14 and i snuck home from school and we -- we did the do. >> okay. >> i was 19 years old and it happened by having sex. >> okay. >> when you say when you're applying that it has, in fact, happened and that is not an accurate statement. >> congratulations, you're a virgin. >> absolutely. >> you're a virgin? >> yes. >> ha, ha, ha. >> jimmy: he's very focused on cookies, i guess. thanks to them. very educational. hey, we have a big show for you tonight. from "happy endings" adam pally is here with us. we have music from game and we'll be right back with jessica lange so stick around. [ applause ] ♪ how ad
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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am EST
. northern california, up through parts of the cascades, mt. rainier, even >> speaking of winter and snow and all that fun, i got a picture from one of my old students, brandon. he works in duluth, minnesota. hello to winter. and then, we go into the next beautiful picture. this is from one of the harde hardest-it areas in new jersey. it was peaceful. share all of your weather photos, please. >> a lot of people suffering post-sandy. it's nice to have a nice shot out of there. thank you, ginger. >>> we're going to turn to a medical mystery of the most annoying kind. a man in me hasn't been able to stop hiccupping for 13, agonizing days. the poor guy went to the hospital seeking help. mark greenblatt is here with his story. >> reporter: we're talking about a rare medical condition, called the persistent hiccups. it has one family in maine desperately searching for a cure. for the last 13 days. for nearly every waking hour, mickey cheney tried just about everything you can imagine to get the hiccups to stop, all to no avail. >> i drank some red apple vinegar. i sat upside down, drank water.
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Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
you to take a look at this amazing video from california. this is a neighborhood near san francisco which is cleaning up after an eight-inch water main broke, causing a mudslide. the mud is several feet deep in some places. no reports of any injuries luckily, but some people were forced to leave their homes and others without power, as you might imagine. officials say things would have been worse if they hadn't been able to shut off the valve to a huge water tank. >> in the aftermath of hurricane sandy, the head of the long island power authority says he'll retine at the end of the year. that announcement comes amid backlash about restoration efforts. about 3,500 homes still in the dark. the government has called for a commission to investigate the utility. one group of residents has filed a class-action lawsuit over its response to the storm. the leng dairy rockefeller christmas tree goes on display today, and it will stand as a monument to hurricane sandy recovery. the 80-foot norway spruce comes from mount olive new jersey, a town battered by sandy's wind and rain. the tree's own
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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am EST
hearing will determine whether the california resident violated his probation in a bank fraud case. he denied eight alleged probation violations, including the use of aliases and lying about his role in the movie. he's now being held without bail. when your child was born may determine how likely they are to succeed as a future c.e.o. >> and the bailout of the auto industry helps get president obama re-elected. linda bell joins us now from bloomberg in new york to explain. linda, good morning. >> hello to you, steve and cynne. you're exactly right, president obama won the key swing states of michigan and ohio as support for the auto bailouts helped bring him to victory. 56% of americans considered the bailout of chrysler and g.m. good for the u.s. economy, and this comes as ford and g.m. just posted a combined $12 billion in pretax income and profit this year through september for the north american operations. and speaking of cars, new estimates from car fax indicate the number of vehicles flooded by sandy may exceed the number of cars destroyed by hurricane katrina. if this is th
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Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
major highway connecting southern california and las vegas, has reopened after being closed monday because of the intense wildfire you see here, raging on both sides of interstate 15. crews battling to keep the flames away from nearby homes. they hope to have the fire contained by tonight. >>> finally, we want to say thank you to all of you who generously supported our day of giving for the victims of hurricane sandy monday. with your help, we raised nearly $16 million, as of early this morning. and you can still donate. won't you, please? call 1-800-help-now, or redcross.org. >>> and again, for a look at the weather, the nor'easter up the coast, here's sam. >> when we see nor'easters, if there's snow, there needs to be cold air in place. and there's plenty of cold air. let's show you the shots from killington, vermont, where the air was so cold, and windchills in the teens and 20s, they've started making some snow. bradford, 19. northern new york state, pennsylvania, teens and 20s for windchills. up comes the nor'easter. it pulls out of northern florida. curves along the coastline
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Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
, fresh breath. for "good morning america," becky worley, abc news, oakland, california. >> look at those pearly whites. >>> we're joined by greta monahan. thanks for coming. you brought examples. >> these foods are naturally abrasive. becky touched on apples and core rats and celery. all of the raw vegetables, they scrub your teeth. think of them as nature's toothbrush. >> and you will see a difference? >> absolutely. they scrub away and work while you're eating. >> why would we have red wine in a whitening segment? >> it's one of the biggest culprits next to coffee. one of the things she was talking about is hard cheese. milk and dairy products have lactic acid, lara. like a skin peel, they exfoliate your teeth. dairy products being, if you eat a piece of cheese before, you're protecting the red wine. but also on the milk, add it to your coffee and it protects the protective film on your teeth so it's loose for staining. >> that's a great tip. these are the blockers. >> and the green leafy, is also, not many people realize. but kale, broccoli, base basil, contains a film on the teeth. >
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Nov 7, 2012 2:30am EST
states are counting ballots including mega state, california. >>> democrats have strengthened their control of the senate taking two seats away from the republicans. the races that changed hands are in the states of indiana and massachusetts. >>> and there is a wild card in maine, independent former governor angus king, elected to succeed retiring republican senator olympia snow. king has not yet said which party he will vote with. definitely you look at it in a nutshell -- obama is re-elected. majority in the house and senate remain. marijuana legalized in two states, colorado and washington. gay marriage is legalized in maryland and maine. >> look at everything you listed, plus you look at the big role, latino population, played, and obama won the group by 70% you. you have to wonder. i have heard the analysts talk about this all night. time for introspection in the republican party, because maybe slowly getting at a pace where the country is getting. so that party has a lot to deal with over the next few months. coming up next -- the coverage of the election of president obama co
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Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
impact will be on the national figures in the race for president. california, washington, hawaii have gone for obama, idahoor romney. no big surprises there for people. as you see there with the big vote, the national vote here, mitt romney still showing up here at 2 percentage points ahead of barack obama. right now the eyes of the obama and romney campaigns are watching the fates of their campaigns and the future of the nation, all coming in as each return comes in. abc 7 is your election station tonight. senior political reporter is live at the obama campaign. he's in chicago. let's check in with him. >> we have a long and uncertain night but don't tell that to the cheerers here at obama head quarters in chicago. they are very upbeat as they watch the results come in. particularly when they have seen the numbers come in in pennsylvania, from wisconsin, from new hampshire. they believe that gives them a clear path. they also say senior staff that i talked to early tonight that they read the tea leaves yesterday when they saw mitt romney in ohio. they say that was, quote, a hail
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Nov 12, 2012 4:00am EST
and freeze warnings in southern california, arizona and new mexico. showers and thunderstorms from cleveland and detroit down to nashville and new orleans. >> beautiful along the east coast. getting up to the 60s from new england to new orleans. mostly 40s in the nation'sed with section and in the northwest. >>> and when we come back this morning, being intriguing new research as scientists try to unlock the mystery of autism. >>> andelp wanted. why airlines could be scrambling to get pilots in the cockpit. >>> and twinkies on the brink. a nationwide strike could spell the end for the sugary classic snack cake. >>> welcome back, everybody. and some alarming business news this morning. could this be the end of twinkies? workers are there on strike at hostess bakeries around the country after the company cut wages and benefits by more than a fourth. the company that makes twinkies and dingdongs forced that say strike could lay off most of its 18,000 employees. >>> there are warnings this more than that the airlines may be forced to retire pilots. and new rules next summer will requir
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00am EST
spots in california where voters may not have minded waiting to cast their ballots. good morning to you, washington. i'm cynne simpson. >> and i'm steve chenevey. let's move on to the snowfall. here's jacqui jeras with our forecast. >> don't get too excited, guys. we should see snakes today, and i'm not talking about the two of you. it's not going to amount to a whole heck of a lot. weather headlines today, yes, the first ones of the season are expected to be seen, probably not so much this morning, although a few could mix in with light rains to our east. better chance by this evening and overnight. cloudy and windy and cold will be the rules of the day today, but we get through the coastal storm, and it's going to be warmer by the weekend. it will be oh, so much better. in the meantime, we've got 41 degrees at reagan national. there you can see the moisture on the delmarva, into the eastern shore, trying to sneak over into western parts. temperatures are going to stay pretty steady today, in the upper 30's to lower 40's. best chance of getting the light precip will be later on tod
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Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
california. update. >> ad, an the northeast continues ploting from hurricane sandy. obama returns to the trail today. >> and a news reporter learned tv,hing can happen on live even a pumpkin exploding. wrong during this carving explosion. >> they did blow it up. good morning, washington. it is 6:00. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get to jacqui jeras for a look at the weather. shock over that video. a chilly startc chillyool wheth -- we have a chilly start. we will have sunshine at times and clouds at times. temperatures are below average to 10 degrees. as we head towards the weekend, expecting a quiet weather. relatively dry. that's good news and will not aggravate the flood situation. in other areas, 39 in lusby, maryland. george, 39 in and 37 in la plata. warming up into the 50's this afternoon, not a terrible forecast. hopefully, not a terrible traffic situation. now let's check in with jamee whitten. >> not so bad, a quiet start for the most part. we are taking out the reported georgetown pike just west of the beltway. more on that in 10 minutes. let's look
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Nov 11, 2012 9:00am EST
tax in california. >> jerry brown did something which he deserves credit. he was elected governor and he taxes will not raise unless i have the approval of e people of this date. -- of this state. to rescue the state's of california public school system, he went and said we need a tax increase. ofneed a tax increase billions. and they voted for ed. fort.ed i say hat's off to him and to californians for stepping up. >> legalizing marijuana nationwide? >> hats off also for the date theped up and said -- for joemarriage issue it to biden who stepped up and said was born at. -- supporting its. he brought barack obama into the picture. that set a tone fofor the president and the vice president of the united states to come out that way. oppositione the going the other way. >> five years ago, i do not think you would have thought 10 anrs it would be no longer wase because it generational. i think k that was pessimistic. i think in 10 years, we will even bepeaking of it. speaking of all the other initiatives, i must say,it was a rough night for secured of's be -- for conservatives. we did
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